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Stories from Thursday, November 18, 2010

A mission of sharing (11/18/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Elizabeth Gates calls herself "just an ordinary lady." But what the 84-year-old does for children with little to call there own is extraordinary. For the past three years, Gates has worked to collect dolls and stuffed animals for children in hard-hit areas...
Fire reveals meth lab (11/18/10)
MINER -- Local and state officials are investigating a Monday night fire in Miner, and one individual is already charged. For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Two Pemiscot County meth labs shut down (11/18/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Two active methamphetamine labs are shut down in Pemiscot County as part of an ongoing drug investigation. Agents with the Bootheel Drug Task Force and deputies with the Pemiscot County Sheriff's Department served a search warrant Tuesday at a residence on County Road 407...
Building a bridge to better understanding (11/18/10)
michellef@standard-democrat.com SIKESTON -- Ask almost any student or teacher, and they'll say hands-on learning is best. And since late September, more than 300 students from 30 area schools have learned principles of physics in that way, through the Missouri Department of Transportation's seventh annual bridge building competition...
Auction action (11/18/10)
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Two charged in metal theft (11/18/10)
CARUTHERSVILLE -- Two persons are charged in connection with the theft of metal from a Pemiscot County business. Pemiscot County Sheriff deputies and investigators were called to SRG Global, located on County Road 204 in north Pemiscot County recently...
Sikeston linebackers compete with each other and the competition (11/18/10)
For senior linebackers Ray Clark and Treston Pulley, there are two types of competition going on at the same time once they take the field. One is against their opponent. The second -- against one another.
Sikeston semifinal game to be webcast (11/18/10)
CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Southeast Health webcast on KFVS12.com is scheduled to present the Warrenton Warriors vs. the Sikeston Bulldogs varsity high school state semifinal football game on Saturday afternoon from Sikeston High School. Live coverage is scheduled to begin at approximately 1:30 p.m...
Joe Sumner (11/18/10)
CHAFFEE -- Ronald "Joe" Sumner, 69, died Nov. 16, 2010, at his home. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.
Ruth Dickinson (11/18/10)
BARDWELL, Ky. -- Ruth Dickinson, 77, died at 12:10 a.m. Nov. 17, 2010, at Countryside Health Care in Bardwell. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition...
Jerry Hutchinson Jr. (11/18/10)
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Jerry L. Hutchinson Jr., 50, died Nov. 12, 2010, in Tucson. For the complete obituary and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.